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RailYatri raises over Rs. 100 crore in funding: Details here

25 Feb 2020

RailYatri raises over Rs. 100 crore in funding: Details here

RailYatri, a travel-tech start-up, has raised over Rs. 100 crore in the latest funding round led by Entrust Family Office (NRJN Family Services), Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, and Samsung Venture Investment.

Microfinance start-up Prayaan Capital raises $1.2 million seed funding

21 Feb 2020

Microfinance start-up Prayaan Capital raises $1.2 million seed funding

Chennai-based Prayaan Capital, a fin-tech start-up that offers microloans to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has received $1.2 million in a seed round of funding.

Alteria Capital infuses $11 million in hyperlocal delivery start-up Dunzo

20 Feb 2020

Alteria Capital infuses $11 million in hyperlocal delivery start-up Dunzo

Bengaluru-based hyperlocal delivery start-up Dunzo has received $11 million in a debt funding round.

Brick&Bolt receives $1.5 million Pre-Series A funding

13 Feb 2020

Brick&Bolt receives $1.5 million Pre-Series A funding

Brick&Bolt, a real estate start-up that provides an online marketplace for end-to-end construction services, has raised $1.5 million in a Pre-Series A round of funding.

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

11 Feb 2020

Tea cafe chain Chaayos raises $21.5 million funding

Chaayos, a technology-led cafe chain which sells a variety of tea and snacks, has raised $21.5 million in a mix of equity and debt funding round led by Think Investment.

Tencent leads $15 million Series A funding in Doubtnut

02 Feb 2020

Tencent leads $15 million Series A funding in Doubtnut

Gurugram-based Doubtnut, an ed-tech start-up which provides interactive video solutions to students' queries via its mobile application, website, YouTube and WhatsApp channels, has raised $15 million in a Series A round of funding led by Chinese conglomerate Tencent.

Scooter rental start-up VOGO raises $35 million funding

01 Feb 2020

Scooter rental start-up VOGO raises $35 million funding

VOGO, a Bengaluru-based start-up that provides last-mile connectivity solutions in the form of self-drive rental scooters, has raised $35 million in a Series C round of funding led by Lightstone Aspada.

Healthcare start-up CureSkin raises $500k from SenseAI Ventures

31 Jan 2020

Healthcare start-up CureSkin raises $500k from SenseAI Ventures

Bengaluru-based cosmetic start-up CureSkin has raised $500k in a corporate round of funding led by Gurugram-based SenseAI Ventures.

InterviewBit raises $20 million in a Series A funding round

28 Jan 2020

InterviewBit raises $20 million in a Series A funding round

Bengaluru-based ed-tech start-up InterviewBit has raised $20 million in a Series A round of funding led by Sequoia India and Tiger Global.

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

24 Jan 2020

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

Food start-up Samosa Singh, which provides India's favorite snack samosa with different varieties and a modernized touch, has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round of funding.

Bike rental start-up Bounce raises $105 million Series D funding

23 Jan 2020

Bike rental start-up Bounce raises $105 million Series D funding

Bounce (formerly known as Metro Bikes), a Bengaluru-based start-up that provides last-mile connectivity solutions, has raised $105 million in a Series D round of funding.

Park+ raises $11 million from Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners

22 Jan 2020

Park+ raises $11 million from Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners

Park+, a Delhi-based start-up that provides smart parking solutions through its mobile application, has raised $11 million in funding.

Vehicle rental start-up Zoomcar raises $30 million in funding

21 Jan 2020

Vehicle rental start-up Zoomcar raises $30 million in funding

Zoomcar, a Bengaluru-based start-up that allows individuals to rent cars as per their convenience, has raised $30 million in funding.

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

14 Jan 2020

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

In a new development, Purplle, a Mumbai-based e-commerce company dealing in beauty and personal care products, has raised $8 million.

Rivigo raises $20 million in Series F funding round: Report

06 Jan 2020

Rivigo raises $20 million in Series F funding round: Report

Gurugram-based unicorn Rivigo has raised $20 million (Rs. 142 crore) in a Series F round of funding.

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

04 Jan 2020

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

Pune-based XpressBees has raised $10 million in funding from existing investor Alibaba, according to regulatory filings of the company.

Lenskart raises $231 million, enters the elite unicorn club

20 Dec 2019

Lenskart raises $231 million, enters the elite unicorn club

Lenskart, a Faridabad-based start-up providing a platform to buy eyewear online, has reportedly raised $231 million in a Series G round of funding led by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

18 Dec 2019

Ed-tech start-up Springboard raises $11 million

Springboard, a San Francisco-headquartered company that provides career upscaling solutions with courses for data science, design, analytics, etc, has raised $11 million in post-Series A funding round.

Food-tech start-up HungerBox raises $12 million in funding

17 Dec 2019

Food-tech start-up HungerBox raises $12 million in funding

HungerBox, a Bengaluru-based B2B food and beverage technology company that provides solutions for corporate, has raised $12 million in funding.

Marketing intelligence start-up Slintel raises $1.5 million seed funding

16 Dec 2019

Marketing intelligence start-up Slintel raises $1.5 million seed funding

Slintel, a San Francisco-headquartered SaaS start-up which provides lead intelligence and sales enablement support to businesses, has raised $1.5 million in a seed round of funding.

Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

13 Dec 2019

Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

Just a couple of weeks after raising a whopping $1 billion, One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments giant Paytm, has raised $669.5 million (roughly Rs. 4,724 crore) in another round of funding.

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

13 Dec 2019

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

Zetwerk, a Bengaluru-based B2B online marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers for manufacturing jobs, has raised Rs. 225 crore ($32 million) in a Series B round of funding.

Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here

11 Dec 2019

Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here

PhonePe, a Flipkart-owned company that offers a payment platform to transfer money instantly, has raised $82.5 million in funding.

The Moms Co. raises $5 million in Series-B funding round

10 Dec 2019

The Moms Co. raises $5 million in Series-B funding round

The Moms Co., a Gurugram-based start-up that provides mother and baby care consumer goods, has raised $5 million in a Series B round of funding.

FableStreet raises $2.9 million in Series A round of funding

09 Dec 2019

FableStreet raises $2.9 million in Series A round of funding

FableStreet, a fashion brand that claims to offer premium work-wear for women, has raised $2.9 million in Series A round.

Nivesh.com raises $600k in seed round of funding

07 Dec 2019

Nivesh.com raises $600k in seed round of funding

Nivesh.com, a Noida-based mutual funds investment platform, has raised $600k (approximately Rs. 4.3 crore) in a seed round of funding.

CarDekho raises $70 million in Series D funding round

05 Dec 2019

CarDekho raises $70 million in Series D funding round

CarDekho, a Jaipur-headquartered company providing enterprise mobility solutions as well as a platform to buy/sell used vehicles, has raised $70 million in a Series D round of funding.

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

04 Dec 2019

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

Froogal, a Hyderabad-based loyalty and engagement platform which rewards users for their shopping habits, has raised $1 million in a Pre-Series A funding round.

Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

30 Nov 2019

Online insurance provider Acko raises $16 million from Ascent Capital

Mumbai-based insurance-tech start-up Acko General Insurance, a digital first platform which primarily offers two-wheeler and four-wheeler insurance, has raised $16 million in funding from Ascent Capital.

Biotechnology start-up Zumutor Biologics raises $4 million: Details here

28 Nov 2019

Biotechnology start-up Zumutor Biologics raises $4 million: Details here

Zumutor Biologics Inc., a biotechnology start-up founded in Bengaluru, has raised $4 million in a fresh round of funding.

Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta

27 Nov 2019

Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta

BlackBuck, a Bengaluru-based logistics start-up, has raised Rs. 56 crore (approximately $7.83 million) in debt and equity round from venture debt firm, Trifecta Capital.

Bike-sharing start-up Yulu raises $8 million from Bajaj Auto

26 Nov 2019

Bike-sharing start-up Yulu raises $8 million from Bajaj Auto

Yulu, a Bengaluru-based start-up, has raised $8 million in the latest funding round led by India's leading two wheeler manufacturer, Bajaj Auto.

Paytm raises $1 billion, becomes most valued Indian start-up

25 Nov 2019

Paytm raises $1 billion, becomes most valued Indian start-up

One97 Communications, a Noida-based company that owns digital payments platform Paytm, has raised around $1 billion in a recent funding round.

Social commerce start-up WMall receives Rs. 64 crore funding

21 Nov 2019

Social commerce start-up WMall receives Rs. 64 crore funding

WMall, a Bengaluru-based social commerce start-up that sells kitchen items as well as women's beauty products, has raised Rs. 64 crore (approximately $9 million) in a Series B round of funding.

Med-tech start-up Medikabazaar receives $15.8 million funding

18 Nov 2019

Med-tech start-up Medikabazaar receives $15.8 million funding

Medikabazaar, a start-up offering B2B online marketplace for medical devices and supplies, has raised $15.8 million in a Series B funding round.

Social commerce start-up SimSim raises Rs. 43.39 crore: Details here

16 Nov 2019

Social commerce start-up SimSim raises Rs. 43.39 crore: Details here

SimSim, a Delhi-based social commerce start-up which sells grooming products, has raised Rs. 43.39 crore ($6 million) in Series A round of funding.

Micro-mobility start-up Zypp raises Rs. 15 crore from IAN

15 Nov 2019

Micro-mobility start-up Zypp raises Rs. 15 crore from IAN

Gurugram-based micro-mobility start-up Zypp (formerly Mobycy), which is known for providing last-mile connectivity through its e-scooters, has raised Rs. 15 crore in a pre-Series A round of funding.

Beer brand Coolberg raises $3.5 million in Series A round

14 Nov 2019

Beer brand Coolberg raises $3.5 million in Series A round

Coolberg, a Mumbai-based beverage start-up that offers flavored non-alcoholic beers, has raised $3.5 million in Series A round of funding.

Social gaming platform SuperGaming raises $1.3 million seed funding

13 Nov 2019

Social gaming platform SuperGaming raises $1.3 million seed funding

SuperGaming, the social gaming platform for casual gamers, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding.

Insurance aggregator Policybazaar raises $150 million from Tencent

11 Nov 2019

Insurance aggregator Policybazaar raises $150 million from Tencent

Insurance aggregator company Policybazaar, which compares financial services from major insurance companies for instant purchases, has raised $150 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd.